Help available for disabled veterans impacted by flood

Service-connected disabled veterans who were impacted by last week’s flooding will have an opportunity to apply for up to $500 in disaster relief funds from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The DAV will accept disaster relief applications at the Pontiac office of the county’s Veterans’ Services Division on Thursday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. “We want to make sure we keep our promises to our heroes who were injured while … [Read more...]

Local Memorial Day Observances

Sunday, May 25 1:30 p.m.: Shelby  Twp Memorial Day ceremony, at the municipal park (24 Mile Rd and Van Dyke). Monday, May 26 9 a.m.: Mt. Avon Cemetery (Downtown Rochester, 2nd St and Wilcox), Memorial Day ceremony. 10 a.m.: Rochester-Rochester Hills Memorial Day Parade, starts at the Mt. Avon Cemetery, proceeds down Harding to Livernois, ending at the Veterans Memorial Pointe. Grand Marshall is Toni Deaton. Peggy and Ed Kralik of Operation Yellow Ribbon will also … [Read more...]